The 750MC Hot Hatch Championship see’s a new class structure for 2021
For 2021 the regulations have been tweaked for the Hot Hatch Championship. The championship was a close contest in Class B, C and overall for the 2020 season. Class A however was easy pickings for Gary Prebble as the sole Class A entry for the entire season, his closest competitor Steve Sawley only competing at Mallory.
The structure change will see Class A disband, with Class B becoming the new Class A (200bhp/tonne). Class C (145bhp/tonne) will remain unchanged so in-between will now sit the new Class B (175bhp/tonne), this will be suitable for Clio 172/182/197 and Fiesta ST’s etc, that struggled at the lower end of Class B in previous years. Another addition will be the Clio X65/X85 cup cars will be allowed to compete in Class A with a weight penalty due to the sequential box.
Full regulations can be found here: https://www.750mc.co.uk/ugc-1/1/1/0/2021_draft_regulations_-_hot_hatch.pdf
Hot Hatch will continue to provide a variety of cars competing to win their respective classes and overall. The BMW Compact of David Drinkwater has won Class C and the overall the past two years, with Honda’s dominating Classes A and B with an Integra (Ben Rushworth), EK (Gary Prebble) Civic’s (Martin Ward and Tony Perfect).